Acts 22:25

Overview - Acts 22
Paul declares at large how he was converted to the faith,
17 and called to his apostleship.
22 At the very mentioning of the Gentiles the people exclaim on him.
24 He would have been scourged;
25 but claiming the privilege of a Roman, he escapes.
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Acts 22:25  (King James Version)
And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?

the centurion
10:1 23:17 Acts 27:1 Acts 27:3 Acts 27:43 Matthew 8:8 ; 27:54

Is it
By the Roman law, no magistrate was allowed to punish a Roman citizen capitally, or by inflicting stripes, or even binding him; and the single expression, I am a Roman citizen, arrested their severest decrees, and obtained, if not an escape, at least a delay of his punishment.
Acts 22:27 Acts 22:28 ; 16:37 25:16